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The NBA’s Steve Hellmuth offers inside look at NBA Summer League 5G-based production

The NBA MGM Resorts Summer League in Las Vegas always gives the team at NBA Entertainment an opportunity to try out new things. This year, those efforts included extended experiments with robo cameras in the stands 15 rows up from the free-throw line, use of a Spydercam for all five days of coverage, and virtual […]  More

Online streaming keeps fans connected to Wimbledon and cricket finals

Last Sunday produced one of the most nail-biting half hours in British sporting history, with both the Wimbledon Men’s final and the Cricket World Cup final going to deciders in order to produce outright winners. With two major events on at the same time, fans turned to streaming the crucial moments of each event so […]  More

AJA Video Systems and Phospor go for Gold once again with SVG Europe

US-based AJA Video Systems, along with its European partner, Phospor, have jointly renewed their Gold Sponsorship at SVG Europe. AJA Video Systems is a provider of video capture cards, digital recording devices, video routers, frame synchronizers and scalers, digital converters and professional 4K cameras. Last year it celebrated its 25th anniversary. Said Gina Georgallis, EMEAR […]  More

Sky Sport Summit Munich: ESL, EVS and Riot discuss the eSports journey to date

The eSports universe is expanding. eSports is no longer the domain of the gamer community but attracts about 400 million fans worldwide. At the big eSports tournaments where League of Legends, Dota 2 and Counter-Strike are played in huge stadiums, players are competing for thousands, sometimes even millions of dollars. eSports viewers are mainly male, […]  More

White Paper: Tedial on creating new opportunities for sports clips

Traditional television coverage of sports has depended upon fast turnaround editing to create short packages of highlights. Producing these packages is labour intensive and depends upon having multiple sophisticated craft editing set-ups available, usually on location. With the move from simple broadcast to multi-platform delivery, the need for highlights clips has escalated. Rights holding broadcasters […]  More

Premier League champions Manchester City launch OTT service

Premier League champions Manchester City FC have launched a new paid-for OTT streaming TV app that will show live coverage of friendlies, delayed as-live coverage of certain Premier League matches, and on-demand content. Called Man City for TV, the service is being made available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku and on selected […]  More

Sport Production Summit: Sky Production Services, MAMA Youth Project and HBS’ Broadcast Academy to speak on diversity in broadcast

SVG Europe is excited to announce the speaker line-up for its Sport Production Summit session, Widening the Playing Field – Achieving Greater Diversity in Sports Broadcasting. MAMA Youth Project founder and chief executive, Bob Clarke, Sky Production Services’ director, Inga Ruehl, and HBS’ Broadcast Academy acting head, Ekta Hutton, will tell the audience how they […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: BBC Sport goes for ubiquitous tennis coverage and complex storytelling

After the massive changes made to broadcasting services last year at Wimbledon Championships by Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS), this year BBC Sport expanded on its coverage, both in quantity and quality. Ron Chakraborty, lead executive, major events at BBC Sport, spoke to SVG Europe at Wimbledon about how BBC Sport’s tests last year with UHD […]  More

EBU Members report huge European audiences for FIFA Women’s World Cup

EBU Members have reported record audience figures and coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, signalling a landmark moment for women’s sport. Europe’s public service broadcasters have brought the excitement, action and goals of this thrilling tournament to millions, free-to-air, both those within Eurovision Sport’s 38 territory contract and those with individual agreements. Initial […]  More